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RWJF Health & Society Scholar Jooyoung Lee advocates home-based mental health care for gunshot victims to recover from the lingering effects of their injuries.
On the RWJF Human Capital Blog
Americans’ life expectancy is increasing more quickly than official government forecasts, RWJF Health & Society Scholar Samir Soneji finds.
August 14, 2012 | Issue Brief
A debate continues over the size and scope of federal subsidies to support residency training of the nation’s physicians. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), is the single ...
April 1, 2011 | Journal Article
A study to determine the impact of resident duty hour reform on readmission rates found no change in hospital readmission rates of Medicare patients associated with the reform.
November 1, 2010 | Journal Article
The Institute of Medicine and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education have proposed changes to the “Common Program Requirements” for residents’ work duty hour requirements.
July 1, 2010 | Journal Article
Most Medicare Part D markets offer more than 50 prescription plans. This study investigated whether physicians have numeracy skills adequate to choose the most beneficial plans.
October 22, 2007 | Journal Article
Graduate medical education poses unique challenges for the delivery of safe patient care because work carried out by medical trainees often involves special risks. Although those in the medical profession recognize these risk factors, there have bee ...
The Relationship Between the National Board of Medical Examiners' Prototype of the Step 2 Clinical Skills Exam and Interns' Performance
May 1, 2005 | Journal Article
The Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) is a one day test requiring medical students to examine and evaluate a series of standardized patients. It was developed in response to the need for an objective measure of clinical skills. This study examined the rel ...
November 1, 2013 | Journal Article
Nurse residency programs transition nurses from school to practice and reduce nursing turnover.
The Health Professions Partnership Initiative and Working Toward Diversity in the Health Care Workforce
June 1, 2006 | Journal Article
This introduction, written as a forward to a supplement on improving diversity in the health professions, summarizes some of the history of the Health Professions Partnership Initiative (HPPI), and reiterates the pressing need to increase representa ...
July 15, 2010 | Journal Article
Social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Wikipedia and blogs have brought new hazards to medical professionalism as providers, including medical students and residents, post inappropriate content online. Online activity may be viewed as a proxy for common sense and trustworthiness.
March 1, 2013 | Journal Article
Clinical Scholar thought leaders are among the investigators seeking to improve the quality of health care delivered to children in the United States.